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Civil Rights in Peril The Targeting of Arabs and Muslims

ISBN-10: 0745322646

ISBN-13: 9780745322643

Edition: 2004

Authors: Elaine Catherine Hagopian

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List price: $26.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Pluto Press
Publication date: 6/1/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English

Simmons College (Boston, MA)

Preface
Introduction : don't tread on me : is the war on terror really a war on rights?
Pre- and post-September 11, 2001, legislation and regulations affecting civil liberties
Race and civil rights pre-September 11, 2001 : the targeting of Arabs and Muslims
Profiled : Arabs, Muslims, and the post-9/11 hunt for the "enemy within"
Sustaining and reinforcing demonization of Arabs and Muslims : manufacturing racist images of Arabs and Muslims
"Our enemies among us!" : the portrayal of Arab and Muslim Americans in post-9/11 American media
The new cold warriors
The convergence of US domestic shift to the far right and the pursuit of global expansion : the criminalization of Arab and Muslim communities
Roots of the American antiterrorism crusade
American global reach and the antiterrorist crusade of George W. Bush
The interlocking of right-wing politics and US Middle East policy : solidifying Arab/Muslim demonization